Sleep and Fear Extinction in Phobia Treatment

Sleep is crucial to our mental and physical well-being. Inadequate sleep has been linked to health problems like weight gain, and it can worsen symptoms of anxiety. A new study on treating people with phobias shows how sleep can enhance the effects of exposure therapy. Read to find out more.

Use of Gadgets While Driving Fuels Anxiety

It's sadly common to see someone behind the wheel reading a text message or typing a reply. Drivers are even bold enough to surf the Web, check their e-mail, and watch videos on the road. This reckless behavior is costing people their lives, and the results of a recent survey show that we're well aware of it.

Unemployment: How to Fight Negative Thoughts and Attitudes

In these tough times, finding a job can be difficult for anyone. Job-hunting can be especially tough for someone who isn't able to drive longer distances. It isn't easy for a person with driving phobia to just forget their fear and get on the road, but the perceived failure can cause feelings of hopelessness and disappointment. Learn some helpful ways to be positive and productive while unemployed.